The Landfill Protocol provides guidance to quantify, report, and verify GHG emission reductions associated with installing a landfill gas collection and destruction system at landfill operations. The protocol was first adopted by the Reserve Board in November 2007.
- Landfill Protocol Version 5.0 (April 24, 2019)
The U.S. Landfill Protocol is not currently undergoing revision.
Protocol Development & Previous Versions
Use the links below to access information about the original protocol development process and previous versions of the Landfill Protocol. Errata and clarifications, public comments, staff responses to public comments, workgroup participants, and other supporting documents can also be found here.
Click a version of the protocol below to access more information:
- Version 5.0 (April 24, 2019)
- Version 4.0 Performance Standard Analysis Update (March 18, 2013)
- Version 4.0 (June 29, 2011)
- Version 3.0 (December 2, 2009)
- Version 2.1 (October 14, 2009)
- Version 2.0 (November 18, 2008)
- Version 1.0 (November 29, 2007)
Please contact the Reserve with questions or comments.